British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has issued the footage of Baitullah Mehsud’s death, Dunya News Wednesday reported. It was Dunya News which took the lead and broke the news of Mehsud’s death. The footage has been recorded through mobile phone and shows scars of injuries on his face. Taliban had been refuting Mehsud’s death for many days yet Dunya News stood firm on its news. Earlier, Tahreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Commander Wali-ur-Rehman had claimed that Baitullah Mehsud was alive. The controversy over the death of Baitullah Mehsud continued for several weeks in Pakistan. All the high officials in Pakistan and US high-ups confirmed the death of Baitullah however TTP claimed he was alive. Speaking exclusively in Dunya TV's program Dunya Investigation Cell on August 15, 2009 Baitullah Mehsud Group's spokesman Saifullah said that Baitullah was sleeping at the room's roof-top along with his wife at the time of US drone attack. According to him, the lower portion of his body couldn't be found. "Only upper portion of Baitullah's body saved," he revealed. Saifullah also confirmed that Baitullah was buried at a location named Bibi Zai.


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